Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam

Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam
This year marks the 25th birthday of the Super NES, a revolutionary game console that America's parents initially thought was a money-grabbing scam. The post Parents Didn’t Just Dislike Super Nintendo 25 Years Ago—They Thought It Was a Scam appeared first on WIRED.

A Chopper Just Projected Video Onto a Giant Screen Towed by Another Chopper

Using two helicopters, a 250-foot-wide banner, and a stack of 4K projectors, Branding By Air and MTV established a Guinness world record. The post A Chopper Just Projected Video Onto a Giant Screen Towed by Another Chopper appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Meet the Swankiest People of America’s Swankiest Car Competition

Meet the Swankiest People of America’s Swankiest Car Competition

The annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is a fierce car competition, but also a place to see and be seen. The post Meet the Swankiest People of America’s Swankiest Car Competition appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Say Bye to Those Awesomely Clackety Train Station Displays

Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station is among the last station in the US to ditch its noisy mechanical flip board for a quieter digital departures screen. The post Say Bye to Those Awesomely Clackety Train Station Displays appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Reverie Classic is a crowdfunded watch with some beautiful bones

scaled-5848 There are two kinds of crowdfunded watches – fashion accessories and real efforts at classical design and workmanship. Thankfully the Reverie Classic holds the latter place. The Classic is made by Samuel Tay who previously crowdfunded and built the Sea Spirit a handsome, nautical-themed automatic that did quite well.

The Classic costs $350 and runs a Miyota 8218 movement – bog… Read More

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Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus

The versatile 5D Mark IV has plenty of useful upgrades compared to its well-loved predecessor. The post Canon’s 5D Mark IV Is Here, With 4K Capability and Improved Autofocus appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Forget Self-Driving Cars. Let’s Make Self-Driving Living Rooms

The Tridika works like a self-driving car you can literally park alongside your apartment and use as an additional room. The post Forget Self-Driving Cars. Let’s Make Self-Driving Living Rooms appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body

The subtle mechanics of densely packed cells may help explain why some cancerous tumors stay put while others break off and spread through the body. The post The Mystery of How Cancer Cells Barrel Through Your Body appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Security News This Week: Hillary Clinton Didn’t Delete Her Emails, She Super Deleted Them

Security News This Week: Hillary Clinton Didn’t Delete Her Emails, She Super Deleted Them

Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security News This Week: Hillary Clinton Didn’t Delete Her Emails, She Super Deleted Them appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

This Week in National Affairs: It’s Back to School, and It’s Ugly

School is starting up again. It’s going about as well as you’d expect. The post This Week in National Affairs: It’s Back to School, and It’s Ugly appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading